Orange County Speedway 100

May 18, 1973
267 laps on 0.375 mile paved oval; 100 miles

Rich Brown Tops NASCAR Point Race

DAYTONA BEACH  Fla. (UP I) May 21, 1973 -  Richard Brown's fourth place finish in a weekend 100-mile event at Rougemont, N.C., has boosted him into the lead in the point standings of the NASCAR Grand National East Division. Brown, assistant manager of the Hickory, N.C., speedway, moved into the lead with 410.75 points, while idle Bobby Allison, of Hueytown, Ala., fell to seventh with 328 points, Allison, the leading money winner with $1,750 in Grand
National competition, skipped the Rougemont race in order to prepare for the Indianapolis 500. Eddie Yarboro of Elkin, N.C., moved into second with 388.75 points, with Ernie Shaw of Winston-Salem, N.C., third at 382 and David Boggs of Morrisville, N.C., fourth at 373.25. Canadian Vic Pa r sons,
second last week, fell to fifth with 380 points after finishing 17th at Rougemont when his car suffered a bent valve

Fin St Driver # Owner Car Laps Money Status Laps Led
   Buddy Baker   71  Nord Krauskopf  1972 Dodge  267   

 running 

 
   Cecil Gordon   24  Cecil Gordon  1972 Chevrolet          
   Elmo Langley   64  Elmo Langley  1971 Ford          
   Richard D. Brown   44  Jerry Brown  1972 Chevrolet          
   Richard Childress   96  Judy Childress  1972 Chevrolet          
6    Eddie Yarboro 13 Eddie Yaboro  1970 Plymouth    

 bent valve 

 
7    Baxter Price               
 8    Neil Castles 06 Neil Castles 1973 Dodge         
 9    Ernie Shaw     1970 Ford         
10    Donnie Watson     1971 Ford        
11    Bill Shirey 74   1970 Plymouth        
12    Wayne Andrews 00 Thomas Brothers 1970 Ford        
13    David Ray Boggs 57 R. L. Boggs 1970 Dodge        
14    Bobby Fleming 54 Bobby Fleming 1973 Chevrolet        
15    Rick Newsome 20 O L Newsome 1970 Mercury        
16    Jerry Huflin     1973 Chevrolet        
17    Vic Parsons 45 Bill Seifert 1971 Ford    

bent valve

 
18    Ronnie Daniels 85 Ronnie Daniels 1970 Chevrolet        
19    Dick May              
                   

 

 

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